The Benefits of Coloring with Your Children

The health benefits of coloring books are well-documented, and it’s not uncommon for therapists to prescribe coloring books for adults to patients as calming and relaxation therapy. Coloring is especially helpful for patients suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and stress-related conditions; the act of coloring helps people focus on an enjoyable,

5 Personalized Baptism Gifts

Baptism and Christening are important events, representing a child’s first interaction with church and faith. True, the baby won’t remember the event, but it’s a deeply moving milestone for new parents and the congregation at large.   Personalized baptism gifts reflect both the solemnity and joy of the occasion, and

Introducing Your Dog to a New Baby

She’s been your best friend for her whole life, but now you’re pregnant, and you’re not sure how she’ll react to the baby. We’re not talking about your human bestie here—we’re talking about the family dog.   Introducing dog to baby can be hair-raising. We’ve all heard horror stories of

Guide to the Best Bug Sprays for Kids

As spring progresses, the number of biting insects and mosquitos begins to climb, continuing into summer. Aside from itchy irritation, insect bites have the potential to spread several nasty diseases, including West Nile Virus, St. Louis encephalitis, and Lyme disease. Mosquitos capable of carrying the Zika virus are present in

Patriotic Crafts for Memorial Day

Memorial Day falls on the last Monday of May, and honors US service members who died in the line of duty. It’s a solemn holiday, but offers opportunity to teach older children about sacrifice and bravery. For younger kids, there are many patriotic crafts you can make to commemorate the

Fun Spring Crafts for Kids

Spring art projects are perfect for those rainy spring days when the kids are convinced there’s nothing fun to do. We’ve collected five spring crafts we think your kids will love. Bottlecap Flowers These pretty bottlecap flower crafts will look great on your fridge or hung in the kid’s room.

3 Awesome Ideas Mother’s Day Crafts

Moms, please leave the room for a moment. We need to talk to that special someone in your life. Just for a sec. We’re not plotting anything, honest.   She’s gone? Good, because we are totally plotting something. Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and it falls to us, the spouses